Timor-Leste diocese dedicates year to the Bible
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Dili Diocese holds Bible classes for people to spread the Gospel in local communities
Participants of Bible classes visit prisoners in Dili on March 10. Dili Diocese has declared 2017 as the Year of the Bible to encourage Catholics to learn more about it and relate to it in daily life. (Photo by Thomas Ora)
Timor-Leste's Dili Diocese has declared 2017 as the Year of the Bible to boost people's faith and understanding of the Gospel as the main source of Christian life.
The declaration was made based on recommendations from a liturgy conference held last year.
To start the special year, the diocese held Bible classes from Feb. 28 to March 10 for representatives from various communities.
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